Tag Archives: Tourism

An All American Family Event

We recently did something really traditionally American. We attended a minor league baseball games, supporting the local Rockland Boulders. Our daughter had won tickets to a game, and was going to throw the first pitch.  It was part of a … Continue reading

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Danish Firestarter

I love have visitors, especially my family.  I’m very close with my sister and her family, so it was an amazing experience when they came to visit us this summer.  Well, unless your brother-in-law attempts to burn by garden and … Continue reading

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Save a flower

We had the wonderful experience of attending a Native American Pow Wow some weeks ago, in Bear Mountain (NY) and it was a fantastic day.  Weather was late 80’s Fahrenheit and the pow wow was full of colourful native indians … Continue reading

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Absent

Woosh! July just flew by in a flash, and I didn’t really get a chance to submit and publish any new posts.  Well, I shared a funny video of Fallon and Cruise singing duet, but that doesn’t really count. The … Continue reading

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Brief History of Cinco de Mayo

Thanks to George Stephanopolous and ABC News, they have created a short movie explaining the history behind Cinco de Mayo and what a massive business this has turned into.  In essence, it’s a celebration of the Mexican beating the French army … Continue reading

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City Girl n’ Skulls

Here we are, living in the wilderness of Bear Mountain, about one mile from civilisation and the stress that comes with it.  Surviving in these surroundings takes skill and perseverance.  We are committed and we will adapt to our new … Continue reading

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Traffic is Evil

Traffic!  The Devil’s work.  The path to Zen and one of the many Catholic trials.  Once you conquer the road rage you are on the path to eternal glory.  Or at least that what we should believe instead of hammering … Continue reading

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Flight of Gordita

It was the time of the year where I had to be mindful of my lovely wife, as she turns another leaf in her yearbook and one step closer to the menopauses.  You never know when it hits, so better … Continue reading

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Not the Wilderness Family

Although we love being outside and walking in the forest, hiking with the kids has only been a quarterly event at best, with a few small treks into the wilderness with the family St Bernard.  We are not the most … Continue reading

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Celebrating Independence

…or properly more accurately, the US is celebrating kicking out the British while holding hands with the Irish who also kicked out the British.  In reality, the British are most likely not too happy about being reminded about this every year, … Continue reading

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